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1901 – documentary ‘Athos Im Jenseits dieser Welt’: now on YouTube and TV (15-04)

The documentary ‘Athos Im Jenseits dieser Welt‘ is now to be seen on YouTube as a ‘screener’. As soon as the DVD was available on Amazon.com I bought it and showed it to my fellow pilgrims, who will be visiting Athos … Continue reading

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1900 – Athos book title list: version 1.03

This number 1900 gives me the opportunity to update the book list (like in post 1400, that was last updated 11th of May 2016). Our first list dates from March 27th 2011 (post 1207). Today I can add 18 book … Continue reading

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1899 – the hike from Mikra Ag. Anna to Katounákia – Daniiléon

On the 22th of September 2015 it was our intention to hike to Daniiléon and to sleep there for one night. We did not make a reservation and if we failed to get hospitality, we would return to Nea Skiti, … Continue reading

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1898 – the hike from skiti Anna to Mikra Anna

This hike, which walked on September 22th 2015, stretches only 1 km and it takes about 15/20 minutes.Lets start with a few pictures of skiti Ag. Anna: coming from Nea Skiti: at the first building of Skiti Ag. Anna you … Continue reading

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1897 – Vatopedi website: The Ascetic Experience

These high quality pictures can be found on the Vatopedi – The Ascetic Experience. A Vatopedi monk/webmaster invited me by email to publish their pictures on our weblog, and here is the first result: a monk is collecting a bucket … Continue reading

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1896 – the hike from Nea Skiti to Skiti Anna

On September 22th 2015 we hiked from Nea Skiti to Skiti Anna, a trail of only 1.9 km. Just after leaving Nea Skiti you will find this signpost:The yellow sign leads to the hut of elder Josepf the Hesychast, who … Continue reading

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1895 – Drawings by Edward Lear

Chilandariou in 1856 by Edward Lear (London 1812-1888 San Remo). Chilandariou in 2009. Restoring the monastery after the fire of 2004. Edward Lear, 16th September 1856, Xenofontos.Xenofontos 2015. Herman Voogd

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